When there is an estate and the assets need to be transferred to other parties after the owner of the estate has passed away, the estate will usually go through a probate process. Sometimes, the probate process is not necessary because the assets have been placed in a trust. There are several reasons why you might want to avoid the probate process by hiring a trust attorney. The Benefits of a Trust
16 May 2022
The process involved in buying a house isn't all that rosy. There are many steps to follow, and it's easy to get overwhelmed. Handling legal paperwork is probably among the least exciting because it entails a lot of reading and understanding. If you understand the terms in the purchase agreement, you'll keep mistakes to a minimum during inspections, negotiations, and closing. A real estate lawyer will ensure that your documents are clear and meet your expectations.
8 April 2022
A detailed estate plan is usually a plus for the people you care for and love. Estate planning ensures your assets are distributed to your loved ones or heirs according to your wish. However, creating a detailed one can be arduous for many people. For this reason, you should seek help from a competent estate lawyer to avoid errors that could cost your beneficiaries a lot. Many people end up with serious estate issues as a result of the mistakes they make when creating one.
7 March 2022
Are you currently facing charges for operating a vehicle while impaired, known as an OVI, and wondering what your options are? Here is what you should know about plea bargains in these types of cases. Know That A Plea Bargain May Not Be An Option One thing to be aware of is that your local court may not accept a plea bargain in an OVI. You may only have the option to plead guilty to the crime or go to trial and try to fight it.
24 January 2022
An accident injury will affect your life in many ways — sometimes even the way you have earned your income up to that point. Future earnings may be owed to you if the accident permanently affected your career. Read on to learn more about future earnings after an auto accident. Past Income Determines Future Income Among other factors, the salary you were earning before you were hurt in a car accident determines your future earnings.
14 December 2021
It's important to have a will to address questions of what happens if you pass or are incapacitated. A will on its own, though, often doesn't have enough power to do the job as well as possible. You may also want to establish a trust. Let's look at why that is and how a trust can complement a will. Delays Typically, a will and trust attorney encourages clients to consider potential delays in the transfers of assets.
3 November 2021
If you were injured because of the actions of another person, you are likely feeling some combination of angry, upset, sad, depression, or maybe all of those things at once. The legal system does allow for financial restitution in this situation for you to be made whole again, but filling a personal injury lawsuit is easier said than done. For best results, you will want a personal injury lawyer by your side, but it's understandable if you equate the word "
27 September 2021
Suppose you've suffered an injury and someone from an insurance company contacts you about settling. What should you do? How do you even respond to something like that, especially if the incident was only a few weeks or months ago? A personal injury lawyer will more than likely tell you to do these five things. Get Their Contact Information Your starting point should be just to determine who they are and who they represent.
24 August 2021
Coming up with a viable business idea is the easiest part of entrepreneurship. The real challenge is understanding how the business world works, especially when it comes to employment law. However, you can avoid most of the liabilities of owning a business by hiring the right legal professional during the business development stage. For example, you will need an employment attorney to help you understand employment law before employing anyone in your business.
21 July 2021
Accidents or collisions happen every day, but if you are involved in an accident while driving a commercial vehicle like a semi-truck, you may find that the accident is assumed to be your fault. If you did everything right and the collision still occurred, you may need to consider hiring a truck accident lawyer, like Bradley Drendel & Jeanney, to help defend you and clear your name. Meeting With a Lawyer
17 June 2021